We’ve updated this post for 2017! Check out our latest list: 75 Top School and Charter Networks!
Getting Smart is acknowledging people and organizations making a difference with a series of back to school top 10 lists. During August we will run about 40 ‘best of’ lists, not in order, not exhaustive, just people we appreciate.
Today we are recognizing 30 great charter management organizations and 10 EMOs. They have all achieved scale, impact and/or influence.
East Coast Networks
Achievement First: CT, NY & RI
Brooke Charter Schools: Boston
E.L. Haynes: Washington DC
DC Prep: Washington DC
Uncommon Schools: NY & NJ
Mastery Charter Schools: Philadelphia
Match Education: Boston
Friendship Public Charter Schools: Washington DC
KIPP: a national network
Breakthrough Schools: Cleveland
Brighter Choice: Albany
LEARN Charter School Network: Chicago
Noble Network of Charter Schools: Chicago
Charles A. Tindley Accelerated School: Indianapolis
Gestalt Community Schools: Memphis
IDEA Public Schools: south Texas
YES Prep: Houston
Alliance of College Ready Public Schools: Los Angeles
BASIS Charter Schools: Phoenix
High Tech High: San Diego
Rocketship Education: CA, TN, WI
Summit Public Schools: Bay Area, CA
Green Dot: Los Angeles
DSST Public Schools: Denver
Great Hearts Academies: Phoenix
Strive Preparatory Schools: Denver
Educational Management Organizations
Connections Education: national online learning provider
K12: national online learning provider
Mosaica Education: NY, GA,
National Heritage Academies: MI, OH, NY
Responsive Education: 4 brands in TX
Leona Group: AZ, FL, IN, MI, OH
Insight Schools: 13 states
AdvancePath Academics: dropout prevention network
We left off some great emerging school networks. Who would you add to the list?
AdvacePath is a Learn Capital portfolio company. Connections and K12 are Getting Smart Advocacy Partners.